What is athletic wear? Athleticwear can be worn by athletes as
well as people that wish they were athletes.
Athletic wear can be worn for sport (British English) or sports (American
English) which includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games
which, through casual or organized participation, aim to use, maintain or
improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants,
and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.
Sport is generally recognized as system of activities which are based
in physical athleticism or physical dexterity. What we wear for such
activities is important. It is important to be comfortable, protected,
Sportswear or activewear is clothing, including footwear,
worn for sport or physical exercise. Sport-specific clothing is worn for
most sports and physical exercise, for practical, comfort or safety reasons.
Typical sport-specific garments include shorts, tracksuits, T-shirts, tennis
shirts and polo shirts. Specialized garments include swimsuits (for swimming),
wet suits (for diving or surfing), ski suits (for skiing) and leotards (for
gymnastics). Sports footwear include trainers. It also includes some underwear,
such as the jockstrap and sports bra. Sportswear is also at times worn as
casual fashion clothing.
Fitness fashion is the result of a trend that consists in combining physical
activities and health lifestyles with the interest and use of sportswear
Athleisure is a trend in fashion in which clothing designed
for workouts and other athletic activities is worn in other settings, such
as at the workplace, at school, or at other casual or social occasions.
Athleisure outfits are yoga pants, tights and leggings that "look like athletic
wear" and are characterized as "fashionable, dressed up sweats and exercise
clothing". The idea is that gym clothes are supposedly making their way
out of the gym and becoming a larger part of people's everyday wardrobes.
Certain articles of clothing and footwear are associated with the trend
in fashion, and these include tight-fitting elastic yoga pants, leggings,
zip front or hooded sweatshirts, and lace-up or slip-on tennis shoes.
Make sure you figure out what is proper for your activity.
Workout clothes come in a wide variety of options. Pick your favorite
and head to the gym, track, or sports field.
Below are a few fashion categories that may be of interest to you.